If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
When things go wrong don't go with them
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
What one has to do usually can be done.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.